SA Poetry Slam 2021 – Heat 1 – State Library SA

Contestants have 2 minutes to speak, scream, howl, whisper or sing their original poem. There are no props, no costumes, no music: just the poet and the words. Judges are selected at random from the audience. The heat winners compete again in the SA State Final and the two top finalists then go on to compete in the Australian Poetry Slam National Showcase.

State Library of South Australia
Institute Building
cnr North Tce and Kintore Ave
Adelaide, 5000

Friday 13 August 2021
Sign-up from 6:30 pm for a 7:00 pm start.

$7 to compete or watch.
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Guest Poet: Caitlin Ellen Moore

Caitlin Ellen Moore (she/they) is a writer, queer activist, creative producer, broadcaster and general noise-maker. Based on Kaurna Land, Caitlin has written for StudentEdge, The Ladies Network, This is Radelaide, DECAMERON 2.0, and OnDit. She’s been a feature at Feast Festival for the last few years and been the feature poet for Draw Your Swords. Currently, she is a producer for Feast Festival, Pride & Prejudice (Radio Adelaide), and running Wickedly Good Productions producing podcasts, theatre and film.